• Francesca Ratcliffe-Boize
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Operations Manager City of London, England

Reference: op/frb Type: Permanent Start: asap Industry: Marketing

Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 5k

Description:
Looking for a highly experienced event operations manager to work on a series of global conferences. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate who is looking to further their experience in the corporate events industry. This role requires international travel.
The role requires a highly efficient candidate with exceptional event management experience and a proven track record in managing b2b events. We also require the candidate to have at least 1 year's experience of people management.
The role requires a highly efficient candidate with exceptional event management experience and a proven track record in managing b2b events. We also require the candidate to have at least 1 year's experience of people management.

The key responsibilities are:
*Managing all aspects of our largest and most complex international conferences
*Line managing and mentoring less experienced team members
*Regular customer, speaker, sponsor liaison
*Venue sourcing, negotiating, managing
*Responsible for event budgets and managing costs
*Ensuring that all sponsor deliverables on yours and your teams events are met and executed as per the contracts and to a standard expected.
*Producing the all event documentation, signage and branding with 100% accuracy.
*Working with other departments to ensure all processes are as efficient and effective as possible and suggesting new processes where necessary.
*Attending various events and ensuring all logistical tasks are managed and completed correctly - allocating specific job roles to other team members to enable all tasks to be carried out effectively and efficiently both during set-up and throughout the event.
*Sourcing, managing and negotiating with suppliers to ensure the delivery of good quality products at competitive prices

Person - Key Skills, Qualifications & Experience:
Required experience:
*Delivery of b2b, complex events that are on time and within budget
*Excellent time management and organisational skills
*Excellent people management skills
*Understanding and managing elements of venue contracts in order to meet deadlines and mitigate financial liabilities
*Proven ability to work well within a team
*Outstanding attention to detail
*Excellent computer skills particularly with Microsoft Office
*Confidence when liaising with C-level clients, from high-profile sponsors to exhibitors and attendees
*Excellent communication and customer service skills

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